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Old January 12th, 2010, 02:40 PM   #61
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im really trying not to be a dick...

but if your gonna run em, have them inspected on the sidewalls, be careful with them at first...there handling characteristics are sketchy..

keep them inflated, low pressures heats them up on the highway, thats when they blow out most of the time...

jsut be careful bro.
No i don't think your being a dick... i think your being honest and thanks for the heads up.
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Old January 12th, 2010, 04:11 PM   #62
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lol..........not going to lie i got a little offended at my "shitty advice" but im glad you cleared that up by naming some more of your experiences with them. God youve had bad luck and i dont blame you for hating thornturds. Ive heard of them blowing out and they dont clean out worth crap but hey i got mine for like 200 for a set of 4 33's and hey they worked what can i say. daveman thanks for putting up with our nonsense and hopefully jojo was on break when these were made.
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Old January 12th, 2010, 05:28 PM   #63
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You could sell them to for a poser truck. Those guys love those tires.
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Old January 12th, 2010, 06:42 PM   #64
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get out the grooving iron and go to town!
good luck.
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Old January 12th, 2010, 08:17 PM   #65
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lol..........not going to lie i got a little offended at my "shitty advice" but im glad you cleared that up by naming some more of your experiences with them. God youve had bad luck and i dont blame you for hating thornturds. Ive heard of them blowing out and they dont clean out worth crap but hey i got mine for like 200 for a set of 4 33's and hey they worked what can i say. daveman thanks for putting up with our nonsense and hopefully jojo was on break when these were made.
like i said, normally, id state my opinion and on with it...if someone wants a shitty tire, so be it...


but i literally have a hatred for these tires, if my buddy hadnt had a cage and 5 points in his truck when his blew out, id bet money he'd have died from that accident...seen em blow way to much, interco needs to step up and admit theres a problem with them...
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Old January 13th, 2010, 09:44 PM   #66
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I have $650 into them with wheels that were used hardly any miles on them thay look new looking at the tread I will get some pic's
You can keep the wheels, I only want those sweet tires
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Old January 16th, 2010, 11:31 AM   #67
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sell the gaybirds 4 what u can. r trade. my advise
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Old January 16th, 2010, 11:53 AM   #68
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this thread will never die!
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Old January 16th, 2010, 12:01 PM   #69
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i think it needs to be a sticky..
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Old January 16th, 2010, 12:13 PM   #70
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Google "cut" or "grooved" thornbirds and copy one of those designs. You will get the traction u want and not loose your ass trying to sell them
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Old January 16th, 2010, 02:02 PM   #71
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http://www.greatlakes4x4.com/imageho...6e48d13d26.jpg
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Old January 16th, 2010, 02:08 PM   #72
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Or run some chains on 'em LOL
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Old January 16th, 2010, 07:43 PM   #73
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Or run some chains on 'em LOL
What, are you twelve or something?
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Old January 17th, 2010, 01:23 PM   #74
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Damn straight LOL.
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Old January 17th, 2010, 01:33 PM   #75
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groove them and run them. you wont know how you really feel about them till you atleast go try them and see what you personally think of them not what everyone says
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There is no were you can get this kind of 4X4 experience then from this group. I really appreciate all of everyones honesty
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Old January 19th, 2010, 08:01 PM   #77
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so if you had been running Boggers you would be saying they suck in the mud? you would've been fucked no matter what tires you had on. yeah thorturds aren't the best tire out there but i think it's funny most of the people bitching about them are using them as mud tires and then whining because they suck in the mud, THEY AREN'T MUD TIRES RETARDS, LOL.






that being said, i wouldn't buy a set unless they were VERY cheap, then i would cut 'em and rock 'em.
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Old January 22nd, 2010, 04:16 PM   #78
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Ok.... I sold the tirdbirds so now what tire do I look for that is a good all around tire? Then should I go stay with 33" tire or go to 35" tire?
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Good ole TSL swampers
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so if you had been running Boggers you would be saying they suck in the mud? you would've been fucked no matter what tires you had on. yeah thorturds aren't the best tire out there but i think it's funny most of the people bitching about them are using them as mud tires and then whining because they suck in the mud, THEY AREN'T MUD TIRES RETARDS, LOL.






that being said, i wouldn't buy a set unless they were VERY cheap, then i would cut 'em and rock 'em.
really, because my plain ole cooper durango mt's made it through that without a hassle..

and go read intercos description of the thornturds...they claim they are GREAT in the mud. mainly wasnt my issue wit hthe thornturds, they were stupid fast, have dangerous driving manners on road...they all around SUCK at everything there supposed to be able to do.

fyi, my thornturds seen mud duty TWICE...only because i got conned into going wheeling to get someone unstuck, in fact if you can read, ive blatantly stated, they SUCK at everything they do.
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